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Lu meaning and name origin
Lu \lu\ as a girl's name has the meaning "famous warrior; light" and is a variant of Lou: short form of Louann. Also a variant of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis; French version of Ludwig. Lu is also used as a variant of Lucy (Latin): the feast day of Saint Lucy (fourth century), patroness of sight, is called the Festival of Light in Sweden. Lu is also a variant of Luella (Old English): blend of Louise (Old German) "famous warrior" and Ella (Old German) "other, foreign".
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Popularity of Lu
Lu is a very popular first name for females (#1758 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3207 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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